What is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ)?
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ)is a grappling-based martial art whose central theme is the skill of controlling a resisting opponent in ways that forces him to submit. Much of the technique of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is centered round the skill of taking an opponent down to the ground and wrestling for dominant control positions from where the opponent can be rendered harmless.
Much of BJJ is focused on being able to overcome an opponent with greater size, strength and aggression. Students of the sport gain a deep understanding of the workings and limits of the human body. Students benefit from greatly increased physical fitness, problem-solving ability, self-knowledge of their body and mind and the many social benefits of working within a large group of like-minded fellow students as you learn and have fun together.